Joan Miller worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Miller found her beginnings in film with roles in the drama "Cry of the City" (1948) with Victor Mature, the Burt Lancaster crime flick "Criss Cross" (1949), and the Eleanor Parker drama "Caged" (1950). Miller next focused her career on film, appearing in the thriller "Blonde Sinner" (1956) with Diana Dors, "Face in the Night" (1956) and "Over-Exposed" (1956). She also appeared in "Fire Down Below" (1957) with Rita Hayworth. Toward the end of her career, Miller acted in the Peter Sellers comedy "Heavens Above!" (1963).